“A lot of people just looked at the number of patents in play and thought that all ‘wireless’ patents are automatically supervaluable and believed in ‘mutually assured destruction,’ while skeptics like me were considered to be deniers,” Müller reports. “Others figured it out long before yesterday’s publication of a FRAND rate-setting decision concerning Motorola’s standard-essential patents (SEPs) — but most people still didn’t. With all that has happened so far, the fact that Google is losing out on the smartphone patent front is now easier to see than it used to be.”
Müller reports, “During this month, Google lost most of the time, especially on several strategic issues, and won only a couple of little things of very limited value in Germany (which it didn’t even win alone; it merely complemented other companies’ successful defenses). Over the course of the month, things got worse and worse for Google.”
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MacDailyNews Take: It’s like watching an elephant being steamrolled at one mil per hour. That’s mil, not mile.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Fred Mertz" for the heads up.]